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365 Objects Of Design

Design Classics: Arne Jacobsen’s Egg Chair

4th March 2020
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A look at the egg chair by Danish designer Arne Jacobsen with Kate Watson-Smyth and Heals. A design classic shown here in tan leather which sits perfectly with pale wood furniture and pink plaster walls. #eggchair #arnejacobsen #madaboutthehouse

After yesterday’s mini guide to mid-century modern (which was coincidental) I have today teamed up with Heals to talk to you a little more about the design classics. The store, whose hashtag before hashtags were a thing, is  Where Design Lives, is one of the biggest bricks and mortar retailers of these iconic (and I…

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Design Classics

Design Classics #44: Safari Chair

13th March 2013
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This chair was inspired by a picture in a travel guide to Africa and has been a design classic since it first appeared in 1933. Kaare Klint was inspired by a British Officer’s chair he had seen in a travel guide for Africa. Apparently, he particularly liked the picture in which the author of the…

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